Australia

Wendish Heritage Society Australia

This society exists to collect, preserve and research Wendish and German family history, culture and heritage. The Wends are connected with the branch of Western Slavs, which includes the Poles, Czechs and Slovaks. They are distantly related to the Eastern…

Federation of Family History Societies

The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) is an educational charity with over 180 member societies throughout the world. Most of them focus on a particular geographical area or on a specific surname but there are also a variety of…

Descendants of the Lacemakers of Calais

Descendants of the Lacemakers of Calais is a group of family researchers who aim to maintain the interests of the Australian Society of the Lacemakers of Calais. The Society was formed in 1982 and its registration was cancelled in February…

Italian Historical Society

This site hosted by COASIT – Italian Assistance Association aims to collect, preserve and promote the history of Italian immigration to Australia. There is an extensive collection of photographs, ephemera, letters, documents, official records and newspaper cuttings which relate to…

Australian Jewish Genealogical Society

This site has a list of resources for researching Jews in Australia and overseas plus a comprehensive set of world wide links. The Kosher Koala newsletter is online from 2009-current.

Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations

The Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO) is the umbrella organisation for family history societies in the region. AFFHO was established in 1978 to coordinate and assist the work of Australian and New Zealand groups with interests in family…

Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents

The Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents (AAGRA) was founded in 1977. It aims to offer the services of reliable and competent genealogists and record agents to those wanting professional family history and genealogy services and general record searching.…

Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS)

The RAHS Australia’s oldest historical organisation founded in Sydney in 1901, promotes the study of Australian history. The Society organises events, produces publications and provides research advice and support to its membership network of individuals and local historical societies, with…

Federation of Australian Historical Societies

Federation of Australian Historical Societies is the national peak body representing 1,000+ historical societies across Australia. Use the Links tab to access the sites of regional associations of historical societies and historical societies.